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36. 

Which of the following unveils 'Good Vibes' and 'Relumino' app for deaf-blind and visually impaired people in India?

A. Facebook
B. Samsung
C. Google
D. Huawei

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

South Korean tech giant Samsung, has unveiled two apps namely "Good Vibes" a communication tool for deaf and blind people and "Relumino" that helps the visually impaired people to see the images clearer. Good Vibes: It was developed in partnership with the Non-Profit Organisation(NPO) Sense India, and uses Morse code that converts vibrations into text and vice versa, where a deaf-blind person can communicate with the help of dots and dash combinations to send messages. Relumino app: It was developed by the Samsung employees in the global C-Lab programme in partnership with the National Association for the Blind (NAB), Delhi. The NAB will make use of this relumino in classrooms for students with low vision. This is expected to be a revolutionary move in communication to help the 253 million visually impaired people, 217 low vision people and 14million blind people as per 2017 data released by the World Health Organisation(WHO) of which there are about 5,00,000 deafblind people in India.

37. 

Which Indian organization led the Motihari-Amlekhgunj oil pipeline project?

A. ONGC
B. IOC
C. Bharat Petroleum
D. GAIL

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nepali Prime Minister Right Hon'ble K.P. Sharma Oli jointly inaugurated South Asia's first cross-border petroleum products pipeline on 10 September. The energy pipeline is from Motihari in India to Amlekhgunj in Nepal. This project will deepen the bilateral relations between India and Nepal and expand across diverse sectors. The Nepali PM Oli announced to reduce the price of petroleum products by Rs.2 per litre in Nepal. The project is led by Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) and the Nepal Oil Corporation.

38. 

Which industrialist is to be honoured with Asia Pacific Golf Hall of Fame?

A. Rajiv Bajaj
B. Mukesh Ambani
C. Pawan Munjal
D. Anil Ambani

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Hero MotoCorp Chairman and Managing Director Pawan Munjal will be inducted to the 2019 Asia Pacific Golf Hall of Fame later this year for his support to the sport in India and around the world.

39. 

Which telecom company has launched its broadband offering, '______ Xstream Fibre' promising 1Gbps speed for ?3,999 a month?

A. Jio
B. Airtel
C. BSNL
D. Vodafone

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Bharti Airtel on Wednesday launched its broadband offering, 'Airtel Xstream Fibre' promising 1Gbps speed for Rs.3,999 a month, raising the competitive heat in a market that has recently seen commercial roll-out of Jio's fibre based services.

40. 

Which construction company has secured a residential project from the City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra Limited (CIDCO) to construct 23,432 dwelling units at various locations in Navi Mumbai?

A. L&T
B. Shapoorji and Pallonji
C. Era Infra
D. Lodha Group

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has secured a residential project from the City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra Limited (CIDCO) to construct 23,432 dwelling units at various locations in Navi Mumbai.